5. Are You Helping Your Bosses to Help You?
Now let's say that after thinking about it, a promotion or a shift in your responsibilities might make you feel less quitty. Management consultant and the best-selling author of Go Put Your Strengths to Work Marcus Buckingham told O, The Oprah Magazine: "One of the most insidious myths people suffer under in the workplace is this idea that we should all be team players and do what the team asks of us. It's a moral myth, but it misunderstands our moral duty. Our real moral duty is to offer our greatest strength to the team—to give it the opportunity to use us where we're at our strongest." Follow his advice and list 10 things you could do over the next month to gain more opportunities to do the work you actually like. (Get the whole story and more great advice for pinpointing your own strengths.)